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UNICEF, 2015
Business as usual has not provided educational opportunities to world's most marginalized children. The South Asia Out-of-School Children Initiative (OOSCI) is part of the global initiative launched by UNICEF and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) in 2010. The goal of the initiative is to make significant and sustained reduction in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Barriers, Intervention
UNICEF, 2014
Despite rapid economic growth in South Asia, strong inequalities persist and children pay a heavy price. This publication examines latest trends and data on children in the eight countries of the region. It highlights what has been achieved in the 25 years since the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child--and what remains to be done.
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Living Standards, Trend Analysis, Foreign Countries
Black, Maggie, Ed. – UNICEF News, 1983
Included in this issue of UNICEF News are several brief articles focusing on the theme of appropriate technology. Topics discussed include (1) the improvement of family life through the scientific application of appropriate technology; (2) UNICEF and the household fuels crisis; (3) the workload of African women; (4) ways energy, food, health, and…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Employment, Family Life, Females
UNICEF News, 1985
Focusing on the multiple roles and situations of the world's women, this collection of articles examines the current status of women, throughout the world. In the first article, "It's Not as Simple as You Think" (John Richardson), women in Brazil and Costa Rica explain issues they face in the struggle to improve their economic and social…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Developing Nations